Pacifico 2, Colombia
John Laing acquired a 21.15 per cent interest in the Pacifico 2 road PPP project in Colombia in 2021 from Construcciones El Condor. Macquarie and Odinsa are the other shareholders in the project. This is John Laing’s second PPP investment in Colombia and builds upon our strong expertise in the roads sector, local presence and our extensive partnership network.
17k jobs created
96km dual carriageway
21.15% John Laing ownership interest
The project is part of the Colombian government’s Fourth Generation road building PPP programme aimed at improving road connectivity and safety across the country as well as supporting regional economic growth.
The road, completed in October 2021, provides a valuable connection between some of Colombia’s most important cities, including Medellin and Cali, as well as the country’s largest port, Buenaventura.It also connects Medellin with one of the main tourist centres in Colombia: the Coffee Triangle.